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the Bank’s management

K&H Bank’s Board of Directors (as of 31 August 2016)

Luc Gijsens (Chairman)
Christine Van Rijsseghem
Hendrik Scheerlinck
Lajos Beke
Attila Gombás
Willem Hueting

Supervisory Board (as of 1 October 2015)

Béla Singlovics (Chairman)
Christian Leysen
Diego du Monceau
Zsuzsanna Kovács

Executive Committee Executive Committee

Hendrik Scheerlinck – Chief Executive Officer (Chairman)

Hendrik Scheerlinck CEO graduated from the University of Leuven, earning a degree first in law and then in economics. He has worked for KBC Group/Kredietbank since 1984: he started at the department of international loans in Brussels and then worked in various positions in the United States (senior credit advisor at the New York branch office, regional manager in Atlanta), Taiwan (head of Kredietbank’s representative office in Taipei), Germany (managing director for KBC Bank), and was then appointed managing director for KBC North America in 1999. In the second half of 2006 he joined CSOB as a member of the Executive Committee and the head of finance and risk management. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of K&H Bank since 29 April 2010. 

Attila Gombás – head of Finance and Corporate, SME Credit Management Division

Attila Gombás is a member of the K&H Executive Committee. He joined K&H Bank in 1994 after graduating from the Budapest University of Economics. He has worked at Controlling since 1995 and has been at its helm since 2002. He was appointed head of the Finance and Corporate, SME Credit Management Division in October 2005. 

Lajos Beke – head of CRO Services Division

Lajos Beke senior managing director has been the head of the CRO Services Division since 1 May 2015 and is a member of the Executive Committee. He studied first at Budapest Technical University and then at the Budapest University of Economics. He joined K&H Bank in November 2002 as the head of the Information Technology Directorate and then took over at the helm of the Operational Division in May 2004; the Division was renamed Banking and Investment Products Division in 2008. He has been the head of the CRO Services Division since 1 May 2015. 

Peter Roebben – head of Business Banking Division

Peter Roebben is a member of the K&H Executive Committee. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Leuven and later earned an MBA from Vlerick Business School. He joined KBC Group in 1991 as a member of the international trainer team. He headed the Belgian section of KBC’s representative office in London between 1992 and 1994, and later directed KBC’s representative office in Madrid between 1994 and 1998, where he was responsible for business development in Spain, Portugal and Andorra. In 1998 he returned to KBC’s head office in Brussels, where he liaised with large corporate clients at the international corporations division. In December 1999 he moved to France to take over as the head of KBC’s local corporate banking business line. In April 2005 he was appointed managing director of the corporate banking business line at CSOB in Prague. Since 1 June 2010 Peter Roebben has headed K&H Bank’s HR and Credit Risk Division and then its Corporate Institutional Banking Services and Change Management Division. He has been the head of the Business Banking Division since 1 June 2016. 

Martin Jarolím – head of Retail Banking Division

Martin Jarolím has been the head of K&H’s Retail Banking Division since 1 May 2016. He graduated from Charles University in Prague, where he later earned a PhD. Martin Jarolím joined ČSOB in the Czech Republic in 2001 as a senior advisor. He was responsible for the retail and SME branch network until 2003, headed Retail and SME Network Support between 2003 and 2005, and Retail Marketing and Segments from 2006 onwards. He worked as the region manager of the Prague retail and SME region in 2009 and as the director of the Prague retail region in 2010. In 2011 he was promoted to head of the Retail Network and then served as general manager of Core Communities Banking at KBC in Belgium between 2014 and 2016.

Koen Wilmots – head of Operations, Technologies and Retail Credit Management Division

Koen Wilmots has been the head of the Operations, Technologies and Retail Credit Management Division since 1 April 2015 and is a member of K&H’s Executive Committee. He joined KBC Group in 1992 and has worked in Belgium, Germany and, in the last nearly 16 years, at CSOB CR, acquiring experience in various positions in large corporate banking, lending, risk management, IT and operations. Recently he worked as senior managing director heading CSOB CR’s Operations and Technology organisation. 

Balázs Németh – head of Change Management Division

Balázs Németh has been the head of the Change Management Division since 1 May 2016, overseeing Human Resources, Strategy, Communications, Corporate Architecture and the Client and Process Competence Centre. After graduating from the Budapest University of Economics, Balázs Németh joined K&H as a senior business analyst in 2001. He was later appointed as head of Controlling and ICT at K&H Leasing. He continued his career as head of Controlling at K&H Bank from 2006. Balázs Németh was appointed head of the Strategy Directorate in 2011 and the head of the Strategy and HR Directorate in 2014.